Code for Freedom Contest RRS feed

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    Now SUN Microsystems has also joined the party alongwith Microsoft(Imagine Cup & Student Rockstar) and IBM(Great Mind Challenge) as they also are now encouraging the Students for their Code for Freedom Contest. Whosoever comes out to be the winner in the end but there cannot be anything greater than this that the students are being provided with such useful competitions & environments that will definitely benefit all of us in our future lives.


    Here is what you need to know to enter the contest

    You can participate in this contest if you are a student from a recognized university in India.

    1.                Read the rules and the FAQs at http://in.sun.com/codeforfreedom

    2.                Register for the contest.

    3.                Get a copy of your source code CDs from SUN Campus Ambassador or    SUN Club or SUN CA Representative or download it from Internet from CFF site.

    4.                Choose your open source project and know how to contribute:

    4.                Join the http://groups.google.com/group/CodeForFreedom forum. You can post all your technical queries to this alias and participate in the Code For Freedom contest discussions.

    5.                Once you have installed the software and compiled the source code, you can request for a mentor from Sun. The mentor will help you thru the rest of the code contribution process.

    6.                Submit your contribution.

    7.                For any non-technical queries on code for freedom contact codeforfreedom@sun.com.

    Friday, December 7, 2007 3:50 PM